Research Centers and Laboratories

Yeditepe University attaches great importance to research centers and laboratories for the effective implementation of the “university, industry and public” triplex. In this context, it has provided a significant infrastructure support, a large part of which was established with its own resources. In addition to its rich laboratory infrastructure, our university makes significant contributions to the future of our country with its leading scientists in their fields. It pioneers in areas such as projects, patents, art activities and social responsibility projects. This extensive laboratory infrastructure and the presence of scientists are seen as a guarantee for our students to be competent and sought-after graduates in their fields when they graduate.

The foundation of Yeditepe University's success is the importance it attaches to research and the use of scientific achievements for the benefit of society. Accordingly, innovative ideas produced by our distinguished academics together with our students are supported by our research centers and 175 laboratories with advanced infrastructure. As a result of these studies, our university is among the leading universities of our country with 165 registered patents and 385 patent applications.

Information Systems Application and Research Center

It conducts theoretical and applied scientific research and studies in the field of information technologies, including information systems, software development and application, communication and data communication, organizes seminars and trainings and develops projects within the framework of the needs of the center or stakeholders.

Dentistry Training, Application and Research Center

It meets the expectations of the patients by focusing on continuous development of oral and dental health services, education, research, patient services and national oral and dental health policies, preserving an environment with a human-oriented approach and diversity and keeping patient and employee safety at the forefront.

Pharmacoeconomic and Pharmacoepidermiological Research and Application Center

Under the coordination of the Faculty of Pharmacy, it conducts pharmacoeconomic and pharmacoepidemiological research in cooperation with universities, industry, government and non-governmental organizations.

Future Center

It is the first “Future Center” of Turkey, established with the contribution of İstanbul Development Agency. It is a specially designed space that allows individuals and organizations (public, private sector, NGOs) to develop innovative ideas and practices by going beyond normal, routine thinking and movement practices.

Development and Disability Application and Research Center

The aim of the center is to conduct research in field education (such as mathematics, science, social sciences, language), develop instructional designs and related materials, develop technology-assisted teaching-learning tools, and share the results by participating in the application of the developed designs and materials for individuals with special needs.

Ophthalmological Diseases Application and Research Center

The aim of the center is to provide the most advanced diagnosis and treatment methods to the public, to carry out the latest scientific research and to provide the necessary facilities for the students attending associate degree, undergraduate and graduate education in the fields of medicine and health sciences to help them become highly qualified ophthalmologists.

Confucius Institute

Our institute, one of the four Confucius Institutes in Turkey, continues its courses and training programs with the support of the academic staff of our University and Nankai University, our main partner in the People's Republic of China. One of the main activities of our institute is the summer camp organized by Nankai University. The students attending the camp take courses in Chinese language and culture for two weeks and make cultural visits in Tianjin and Beijing. In addition, our students gain new competencies by getting to know the Chinese language and culture more closely. Also, raising awareness about the opportunities available in future planning and career preparation is among the objectives of the institute.

Stem Cell Excellence Center

It was founded with the support of İstanbul Development Agency to realize important projects in the field of stem cell and gene therapy. At the center, research, development and application of clinical protocols for the treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative, muscle and bone diseases, infertility or other physiological diseases due to aging, as well as the development and production of cell and gene treatment protocols, and application of materials in cell and tissue engineering fields care are carried out.

Global Education and Culture Research Center

It examines various regions from cultural, social, political and economic aspects. It is aimed to examine similar and different aspects of historical and cultural ties with different regions of Turkey in combination with comparative and interdisciplinary analysis.

Health Services Education, Research and Application Center

The aim of the center is to conduct scientific research in order to provide the most advanced diagnostic and treatment methods concerning public health, to provide a modern health service in accordance with the needs and expectations, respecting the rights of patients, and to provide education and applications for undergraduate and graduate students of health sciences and to make academic contribution to associate, undergraduate and graduate education of health sciences students.

Strategic Application and Research Center

It operates on analyzing the international relations of Turkey, forecasting the future of these relations, political, military, social, economic, and technological and produces cultural strategic alternatives, identifying new modes of thinking on these issues and sharing scientific results to the public.

Translational Medicine Application and Research Center

It conducts research, examination, development and application studies on the transformation of information and technologies to be produced in the fields of Health, Engineering and Social Sciences into hardware, software, medicine, medical equipment and cosmetic products in line with health needs. The Center organizes seminars and trainings, develops projects, software and systems, produces reports and documentation, and analyzes transformation of existing information and technology into products.

Turkish Culture Application and Research Center

It carries out its activities in order to bring the results obtained with scientific methods and techniques to the world of science, to prepare the scientific framework of the historical and cultural partnership of Turkic Republics and Turkic communities and to update them according to contemporary strategy and geopolitical conditions.

Yeditepe University Drug and Poison Advisory Unit (YİZDA)

It aims to provide drug information that will ensure society’s health and safety in drug and drug related events.

Yeditepe University Cosmetics Unit (YUKOZ)

It keeps the quality of cosmetic products and services produced at Yeditepe University at the highest level, meest the demands and expectations of the users fully and ensures the safe use of products.

Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine Experimental Research Center (YÜDETAM)

It enables scientists and researchers from other local and foreign universities, especially Yeditepe University to make observations, experiments, projects, research and studies.

Management Application and Research Center (YUVAM)

It is established to produce multi-disciplinary research and consultancy works for the public and private sector, to produce new management techniques, methods and models in the solution of administrative problems with the support of scientific literature by providing cooperation between university and industry and it is a leading center in its field.

Yeditepe University R&D and Analysis Central Laboratories (YÜ-AGAM)

It is an internationally recognized laboratory center with an area of 3500 square meters providing analysis services to different sectors. It has a Special Food Control Laboratory, Soil-Soil Regulators, Plant and Water Analysis Laboratories, Cosmetic and Biocidal Analysis Laboratory, Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory, Pool Water Analysis Laboratory, Mineral Analysis Laboratory and many other specialties serving Industrial Analysis Laboratories and R&D Laboratories. Our laboratories are authorized by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock and the Ministry of Health and are accredited by 414 parameters from the Turkish Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK) according to the TS EN ISO / IEC 17025 standard. At the same time, they have been approved as Laboratories for Testing Services by the Turkish Standards Institute. YÜ-AGAM continues its activities with the mission of providing accurate and reliable service within the scope of analysis as authorized, improving its experience and knowledge, keeping its competence up to date and providing customer satisfaction.

Yeditepe University Biocidal and R&D Laboratories

Founded by the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering and authorized by the Turkih Ministry of Health and Turkey Public Health, the laboratory provides services regarding the chemical, physical and microbiological analysis of Biocidal Products, potency tests, toxicology and irritation testing, stability testing, genotoxicity, cytotoxicity, Biological Activity Trials and virus activity tests.
The Unit aims to continuously monitor the scientific and technological developments and improve the infrastructure of the laboratory, the training and service quality of our human resources according to current needs.

Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Medical Device R&D Analysis Laboratory (YÜEF-İKTAL)

It provides services to the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and medical device and preclinical research and studies. The Laboratory conducts in vivo and in vitro toxicology tests (acute toxicity, repeated dose toxicity, mutagenicity, genotoxicity, irritation, susceptibility) and pharmacological tests required for research and development of pharmaceutical, cosmetic and medical devices. Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine uses the facilities of Experimental Medical Research Center (YÜDETAM) for research.

Yeditepe University Physics Department Metrology and Calibration Laboratory (YÜKAL)

It continues its activities in order to achieve world standards in calibration applications and education, to become a strong brand, to provide industrial services to developed and developing countries, to perform national and international, inter-laboratory comparison measurements, to expand the scope of metrology trainings required by our country and to contribute to the development of scientific metrology.

Yeditepe University Tissue Typing Laboratory

Tissue Typing Laboratory has been providing services to Yeditepe University Hospitals based on the license issued by the Turkish Ministry of Health and organ transplant centers from outside the institution. The laboratory, which serves for kidney, liver, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation carried out in our hospital and has EN ISO 15189 accreditation, and is equipped with modern laboratory systems.